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Mucus plug regenerate

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chaim Kaplan
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plug loss needs exam: Losing mucus plug in the second trimester requires assessment by the doctor. It may represent painless cervical dilatation with risk of preterm labor ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Nebulous: The mucus plug is sort of a nebulous entity. As you start to go into labor and the cervix starts its process of softening, some mucus can be release... Read More
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Yes: The mucus plug is made up of thick cervical mucus that your body forms as soon as you're pregnant. The mucus protects and prevents anything from trave... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Variable: It can look like a formed glob of material about the size of a hockey pcuk or it can liquify and look like mucus from your nose.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Jarvis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
No: A larger amount of cervical mucus that is sometimes thicker and may be blood-tinged MAY be noticed by patients in their underwear, etc. as patients g... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labor to begin soon: Once the mucous plug of the cervix is expelled, then labor usually begins in a few days.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Depending on the: gestational age, this can be OK. If unsure, discuss with your doctor to be clear, on the best recommendations.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mucous with blood: It looks like a wad of mucous mixed with blood.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine 28 years experience
About to deliver: A pregnant woman's mucus plug is expelled just prior to delivery. It is present to help block bacteria from entering the uterus during pregnancy. So... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Contractions: However, many things are involved, and most contractions can be subtle enough that many women may not feel them. .Also, passing your mucus plug does ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Close to due date: Mucous plug is most typically seen as a sign of early labor. There are many things that can cause a vaginal discharge so see your provider if you are... Read More
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